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Communication

The Fine Art to Power Pitch Everything and Anything Using the Secret Language of Presence and Influence to Win Friends Using Small Talk (Master Conversation and Public Speaking Skills)
Narrated by: Dana Roth
Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
Categories: Business, Career Skills
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Summary

Do you wish you had more friends? Is your love life as good as it could be? Do you wish you had a better job? Could you family relationships be better?

This audiobook will help you develop effective communication skills you can use in all aspects of your daily life: at home with your family, at work, with friends, and in every situation requiring interaction with other people. You will learn how to communicate lovingly and respectfully. You will develop self-confidence and influence. Above all, you will learn why just being an effective listener can instantly elevate your ability to communicate well.

Here are several benefits you can have from mastering presentation skills:

  • You will become more likable as a speaker
  • Receive support from management and other colleagues
  • You will increase your income
  • Progress in your career - impress your boss and potentially receive a promotion
  • Increase your influence and become more persuasive
  • Demonstrate your work in the best possible way
  • Achieve more goals than you have ever dreamed of - sell your products more easily, secure business deals, and earn funding
  • If you learn these skills while you are a student, you can significantly increase your grades and skyrocket your career in the early stages

That promotion you want? That cutie to whom you want to talk? Better treatment and better friendships all around? Conversation skills are the common thread and the most powerful tool to getting you everything you want. Most of all, conversation skills are necessary in our lives - making the choice to improve them will allow the best parts of you to shine.

©2018 Debra Hedges (P)2019 Debra Hedges

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This is an excellent book

This book helped me to address individuals in a successful manner that expresses what is on my mind easily and unmistakably. Great knowledge into the specialty of correspondence. I plan on keeping this handy as a good reference for my future endeavors.

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This is an excellent book!!

This book helped me to address individuals in a successful manner that expresses what is on my mind easily and unmistakably. Great knowledge into the specialty of correspondence.

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talk about staying the obvious!

this could have been written by a school kid, it just stated the obvious. i found it very frustrating and I feel it is aimed at people with extremely poor social skills. listened to about 1.5 chapters, skipped to chapter 14 and it was still like it was more appropriate for a primary school child to be listening to. I knew all of what I was hearing. couldn't recommend

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Effective Communication Skills Guide

I listen this book to be more intentional in being a better communicator, thinking my listening was a strength. I listen this book in one sitting. It's very well organized and is perfect for skimming, deep study, or easy review. Practical and straightforward, it is an instant desk-side companion for growing into the spouse, parent, co-worker, and friend you want to be and others need you to be. A gem of a little self-improvement book. I love it when each sentence is one I can take in - instead of raking my brain trying to figure out what the author means.

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Keep the Love going!

This book is excellent. Although I found the techniques challenging to implement. If one can commit to using these principles, they will go a long way to offering a better relationship with your partner. I cannot say enough good things about this book. Such simple techniques that have such a huge effect. He explains why conflict starts to begin with, and offers practical, real tools to diffuse it (or avoid it to begin with). If you or your spouse tend to play the blame game when you have conflict, then this book is an absolute must listen.

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A book that ANYONE can benefit from!

Communication Skills Training is a comprehensive guide on communicating more effectively. There are a lot of great takeaways in this book. I liked the chapter about how we use filters, and how they affect our interpretation of the information we process and how we communicate with others. This book has given me the motivation to improve my communication skills and a great starting point for me, since I've never taken a public speaking class or communication class. Subjects I always avoided in school! It's broken down into list of specific skills one should work on, making it easy to refer back too.

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Relatable & Life-changing !!!!!

Just finished the book. I am going to use it as a blueprint of the changes I want to make. I moved 50 miles from my work, my work days became 12 hour days. I was spent by the time I got home. Looking at my picture it is not what I want to be. It is time to start the process of getting to what I want to be. Great book. Plan to read it often to keep the ideas fresh Debra Hedges took the time to understand what she was writing about. She has researched and studied for years. Not only had she done that but she has applied her concepts to her own life to show the reader that there is more to it than just fanciful thinking.

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Learning how to connect !!!!!!!!!!

I've read several of Debra Hedges 's books on leadership and some of them have been easier to read than others for me. This is a well written book with some great practical information that anyone can learn from. Who doesn't need to learn to communicate better? This book gives some great ways to connect with an audience as a speaker, with an individual or with small groups. How can you not like this book, John Maxwell is the man. Reading this book helps me to not just speak at people but to engage and connect with them, that's when true transformation takes place.

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Easy lisen & insightful ,,,,,,,

This is a soothing and yet powerful read. Debra Hedges is truly a skilled teacher because he delivers simple words that sink into you slowly. His words subtly change your perspective. So easy to read that I didn't realize the impact this book had until I felt myself using my new tools of understanding to make changes in my communication style. This is an excellent book. I would rate behind only Debra Hedges 's Living Buddha, Living Christ. As a high school debater, I thought communication was all about winning the argument.

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Another life-changing book in the same category as "Mistakes were made" or "Drive". The category would be named "Why has no one told me earlier". So listen at your own risk. Has the potential to change your life. The best book I have listen without a doubt. I have used all of the concepts covered in the boom in my family violence intervention program and anger management classes. The people in class have loved the days we go over these ideas. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to find a healthier way to communicate and connect with other.

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  • Marquis
  • 14-05-19

This book was amazing and changed my life.

Effective communication is an essential tool to possess in today's world. Being able to articulate your views and express yourself is critical in business and personal relationships. I love this book. I always thought of myself as a great communicator and this showed me that I can still do better. I didnt know knowledge like this existed. Ian gives you great exercises and insight on how verbal communication works

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  • Brian
  • 05-10-19

Highly recommended!!

We generally are not taught to communicate by identifying the needs and feelings we all have. Based on the author's many successes, this is a method of communication I'd love to master.This work is outstanding and should be taught in schools at all ages. We just do not get this stuff at home or in our society in general and it is so needed.

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  • pratap
  • 05-10-19

I Wish They Taught This In School

Undoubtedly the best book I have read on communication of all type. The author covers verbal, written, presentations, even toasts. The author provides valuable and actionable advice you can use immediately. The author is obviously laying groundwork for consulting services, but if the services provide additional insight into communication strategies, they are probability worth it.

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  • chohan
  • 04-10-19

Basic & intuitive & deep - extremely valuable

Though this book does not pose this question directly, it is a question that I’ve had to reflect on while reading this book. And I haven’t really liked what I’ve been forced to admit - that many of the ways we communicate in our everyday life take from the well-being of others.

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  • priya
  • 04-10-19

Excellent information

listen this book really did open my eyes to exactly how communication works and how I can do it better, myself. All of the information is broken down into easy to understand chunks which help a lot when trying to really understand the info.

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  • Todd
  • 04-10-19

The conciousness in our intentions

Mary did a beautiful job of taking a vast and esoteric concept and broke it all down in to manageable steps. The book was a fun read and it was easy to understand, whether you are a veteran or new to the concepts covered.This book is the guide to shift from average and survival to creating the life that you actually were meant to live!!

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  • subhi
  • 03-10-19

Small book with a workable plan that works

I listen this book to be more intentional in being a better communicator, thinking my listening was a strength. As I read, the author brought up when your mind wanders while listening to someone else speak or if you're thinking that you wish they'd get to the point already.

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  • Matilde
  • 03-10-19

Good for everyone!!

I will be referring back to the text often as a reference for the future. I bought this as a gift for two of my colleagues and hope they too pass the lessons onto others. A great book. This book is not filled with tricks but some well tested ways to genuinely connect with others.

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  • manju
  • 03-10-19

Communication

The articles where professional written for leaders to pull out useful and real-world principles that everyday leaders would encounter as the strive to present and express mission, vision, plans, projects or any other message they may desire to others they lead.

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  • Tiedemann
  • 03-10-19

One of the best book on communication!!

A very intresting book. After I have got this book, I acquired all the other books by the author and found that this book is probably his best one. Time and time again people applaud my thinking, but I must admit it's only because I'm well read with books like this.